Great spaces inspire great work.
They can sharpen our focus and shift our perspective, provide moments of clarity or provoke new ideas. The right space can enrich our entire experience. And when we harness its power, we can channel it into everything we do.
For too long, our workspaces were unfulfilling. Offices were optimized for efficiency - often at the expense of our own well being and potential, leaving us with spaces that were functional yet uninspiring, practical yet impersonal.
And so people left. For homes, cafes, and the outdoors, in search of destinations that felt more inviting; spaces that empowered social connection, creative collaboration, personal focus & rejuvenation - to enrich our lives as much as our work.
At Coalesse, we are welcoming people back to the office by making thoughtfully crafted furnishings to create great spaces and inspire great work. Led by insight and driven by design, we cultivate a balance between intent and intuition, beauty and utility, comfort and vitality - to create destinations that bring new life to work.
Patricia Urquiola was born in Oviedo, Spain, and currently lives and works in Milan. She studied at the faculty of Architecture at the Madrid Politecnico and at Politecnico di Milano, where she graduated in 1989. From 1990 to 1996 she served as assistant professor to Achille Castiglioni and Eugenio Bettinelli at the Politecnico di Milano. During this time she also led the product development department at De Padova, where she co-designed with Vico Magistretti. In 2001 she opened her own studio of product design, display, and architecture.
Patricia Urquiola has received many prizes including Designer of the Year, Elle Decor International Design Awards, Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award and the Design Prize Cologne.View other products by Patricia Urquiola